The Impossible (2012 movie)

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The Impossible
Directed byJ. A. Bayona
Produced by
  • Álvaro Augustin
  • Belen Atienza
  • Enrique López Lavigne
Screenplay bySergio G. Sánchez
Story byMaría Belón
Starring
Music byFernando Velázquez
CinematographyÓscar Faura
Edited by
Production
companies
Distributed by
Release date
  • 9 September 2012 (2012-09-09) (TIFF)
  • 11 October 2012 (2012-10-11) (Spain)
  • 21 December 2012 (2012-12-21) (United States)
Running time
113 minutes[1]
Countries
  • Spain
LanguageEnglish
Budget$45 million[2]
Box office$198.1 million[3][4]

The Impossible (Spanish: Lo Imposible) is a 2012 English-language Spanish disaster drama movie directed by J. A. Bayona and written by Sergio G. Sánchez. It is based on the experience of María Belón and her family in the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami. The cast includes Naomi Watts, Ewan McGregor and Tom Holland.

The film had positive reviews from critics for its direction and its acting. Watts was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress, the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture Drama, and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Leading Role.

References[change | change source]

  1. "'THE IMPOSSIBLE' (12A)". British Board of Film Classification. 15 October 2012. Retrieved 15 October 2012.
  2. "The Impossible". DarkHorizons.com. Dark Futures Pty. Archived from the original on 2016-01-06. Retrieved 16 October 2012. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. "The Impossible". Box Office Mojo. Retrieved 2019-11-12.
  4. "The Impossible (2012) - Financial Information". The Numbers. Retrieved 2019-11-12.